Arik Air has been adjudged the best airline in human capacity development by the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE).

NAAPE at its 15th national delegate’s conference, symposium and award held in Abuja presented the award to the management of Arik Air represented by the Chief Pilot, Captain Chris Najomo.

National President of NAAPE, Engineer Galadima Abednego said the human capacity development award was bestowed on Arik Air in recognition of the airline’s professional manpower development and commitment to the development of the aviation industry.

Speaking on the award, the Chief Executive Officer of Arik Air, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said: “We are highly elated with this award and thank the NAAPE for finding Arik Air worthy of the honour. We place a lot of emphasis on training and retraining of staff. We will continue to do our best in human capacity development for the benefit of our airline, the aviation industry and our dear nation.”